Wednesday 13 April 1966
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rodney Smith in Washington DC 1495 pounds greco-roman wrestler (Olympics-1992 and Mando .
In that special week of April people in US were listening to (You're My) Soul And Inspiration by The Righteous Brothers.
In UK Somebody Help Me by The Spencer Davis Group was in the top 5 hits.
Fantômas, directed by Andr Hunebelle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966
while The Double Image by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Adrian, der Tulpendieb.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 April 1966 ?
- Rodney Smith in Washington DC 1495 pounds greco-roman wrestler (Olympics-1992: 1996).
- Mando : Greek singer-songwriter.
- Ali Boumnijel: Tunisian football player.
- Marc Ford: American guitarist songwriter and producer (The Black Crowes and Burning Tree).
- Pan Am places US$525 million order for 25 Boeing 747s.
- United States president Lyndon Johnson signs the 1966 Uniform Time Act, dealing with daylight saving time.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1966 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Righteous Brothers - (You're My) Soul And Inspiration
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Daydream
- Cher - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
- Johnny Rivers - Secret Agent Man
- The Outsiders - Time Won't Let Me
- The Rolling Stones - 19th Nervous Breakdown
- Barry Sadler - The Ballad Of The Green Berets
- B.J. Thomas - I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
- Young Rascals - Good Lovin'
- Paul Revere and the Raiders - Kicks
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